Double trouble – two stars out of Strictly Come Dancing

Monday November 23, 2009

Not one but two celebrity contestants, Ricky Groves and Jade Johnson, left Strictly Come Dancing this weekend.

EastEnders actor Ricky and his partner Erin Boag (pictured) were voted off the show after a dance-off with Laila Rouass.

The 41-year-old, who plays Garry Hobbs on the soap, performed a tango, but afterwards said he knew he had made mistakes.

Head judge Len Goodman agreed with him, saying he "kept going wrong", while Bruno Tonioli said it ended "very, very badly".

Long-jumper Jade Johnson sadly exited the competition after failing to recover from a ligament injury, which she sustained during training for the show.

Jade, partnered with Ian Waite, said she was "absolutely gutted" that she had to quit, but that she'd "had a great time and really enjoyed learning to dance."

It was a surprising weekend for reality show fans, with the news that Katie Price also quit the jungle in I'm a Celebrity….

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